United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

‘The Conference, held in June in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, offered a timely opportunity to discuss how to achieve the objectives of the Decade, and to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The Conference also provided an important platform for elaborating recommendations in the run-up to the 2018 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, which reviewed, among other issues, Sustainable Development Goal 6 to “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all”.’

Statement at the Event “Presentation of Outcomes of the Dushanbe High-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028”
UN Headquarters, New York, 19 July 2018